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Psychologist


Brisbane Correctional Centre; Custodial Operations; Statewide Operations; Wacol; Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services is a top-tier forward thinking public safety agency, committed to the humane containment, supervision and rehabilitation of offenders.

Every day, our work makes Queensland a safer place to live and work.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Psychology, Counselling & Social Work
Classification PO3
Workplace Location Brisbane - West
Job ad reference QLD/358334/20
Closing date 04-Dec-2020
Job duration
Contact person Ann Campbell
Contact details Ph: (07) 3728 4752
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In this role you will:

The essential requirements for this role are:

-Demonstrated expertise in evidence based assessment and intervention for adults, experiencing difficulties related to mental health problems, cognitive impairment or developmental disorders.  

-Demonstrated ability to undertake research, analyse information and prepare associated reports.

 -Knowledge of research and practice specific to effective correctional rehabilitation.  

-Knowledge of risk assessment instruments and processes and their application and use within criminal justice settings.  

-Understanding and application of theories, models and research related to behavioural change techniques.  

-Experience and understanding of case management in a human services field.  

-Well-developed written communication skills with the ability to provide high quality professional reports and case notes.  

-Well-developed verbal communication skills with the ability to engage with a diverse client group and to effectively communicate with stakeholders in a manner appropriate to the audience.

 -Knowledge, interpretation and application of legislation, policies and procedures.

Qualifications, professional registration, conditions and other requirements

 -Possession of Bachelor's degree (4 year) in psychology or behavioural science.  

-Possession of a Masters or Doctoral degree in Clinical or Forensic Psychology from an accredited tertiary institution would be highly  regarded.

Position available

- Brisbane Correctional Centre - 1 x permanent position

- Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre - 1 x permanent position

Applications to remain current for twelve months

Job Ad Reference - QLD/358334 /20

Closing Date - Friday, 04 December 2020

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

***Two permanent positions available***

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